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Best Near-Village Home for 8 To13 - Free Parking & Internet

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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes chalet description

Bear Trail Inn is a free-standing authentic Austrian-style chalet located on a large, treed hillside lot adjacent Lost Lake Park and trails. The Roote brothers who were pioneers in Whistler started the elaborate valley trail system literally right out back so our chalet feeds directly into the well-maintained biking/skiing/and pedestrian trails.

The chalet has been updated with heated floors, new bathrooms, new appliances and electronics but still maintains it's rustic charm with it's 12 foot knotless cedar clad ceiling and pine and cedar throughout. A new multi-person outdoor hot-tub with a new gazebo over it has been added in 2009 but return guests also enjoy the spacious cedar indoor sauna. 10 thousand dollars worth of new beds for the Olympics which were held in 2010.

Great for skiing and mountain biking it is a 10 minute walk to the Village and both mountains and a 2 minute ride to the bike park and Gondola. Or, if you want to take the 5 minute bus ride the bus stop is a 3 minute walk away - just far enough to warm you up but not tire you out!

Keywords: Great hot-tub outside this authentic Austrian-style mountain chalet - perfect for a short stay or book long term

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Property Type

  • Chalet

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets must be approved and registered....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    custom queen log bed and an additional single bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    2 adult singles and an extra long adult single bunk...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    nice new double bed and single bed in big room with deck...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    comfy double log bed with single adult log bunk...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single

    single bed in den room with kitchenette...moreless

  • Attached Unit: 1 queen, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    comfy queen in the bedroom and new queen sofa bed in lounge...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) built in queen log bed with additional single - good for a couple and a child or 2 singles., Double Beds (1) new double bed and single bed in big bedroom with a deck, Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 singles and an extra long adult single bunk, Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1) new log double bed and single bunk...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    nice soaker tub and shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    nice soaker tub and shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    new marble and slate double shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: shower

    double shower and vanity off of sauna...moreless

  • all new bathrooms some with granite, some with heated floors.

Other Amenities

  • There is an attached suite with a separate entrance that can be rented additionally to the main house for a nominal fee....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    3 tv's - 2 in bedrooms and 1 in living area....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Fabulous mountain views of Rainbow and Sproat- see Whistler from the driveway...moreless

  • Ski-In:

    Cross Country Trails are at the end of our block...moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    Ski home from Blackcomb across the covered bridge and then along the Cross Country trail (free groomed trail) to entrance of White Gold Estates....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Nice wood-burning fireplace ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    open parking can accommodate max 6 vehicles and bike trailers....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Upon request we can do breakfasts or dinners for a nominal charge (reservations/budget required to give quote....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    well equipped full kitchen with great Jenn Air pancake grill - great for group cooking...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    nice sunny wrap around deck...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Lots of space in the yard to work on bikes and two hose bibs for rinsing....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Golf:

    4 golf courses nearby - 2 less than 5 minutes away and 2 in Pemberton which is a 1/2 hour drive in golf season....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    great hot-tub with a gazebo over it to keep the snow and sun off your heads....moreless

  • Sauna:

    large spacious cedar sauna - perfect to relax after a chilly day on the slopes or a gruelling day biking....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
spring special
Mar 24 - Apr 30, 2015
2 night min stay
C$695
C$3,850
May and June
May 1 - Jun 30, 2015
2 night min stay
C$595
C$3,570
Summer
Jul 1 - Sep 6, 2015
2 night min stay
C$895
C$5,370
Winter holidays
Dec 4 - Jan 3, 2016
2 night min stay
C$895
C$5,370
Winter season
Jan 4 - Mar 23, 2016
2 night min stay
C$795
C$4,770
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
C$995
C$5,370

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee C$85
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

full payment within 45 days of check-in. 50% outside of 45 days and balance due before check-in


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Location

  • Whistler Blackcomb Mountains

    "Whistler Blackcomb boasts the longest ski and riding season in North America and hosts World..."

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100 Miles
Nearest Airport
YVR - 2.5 hour drive to international airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
60 Miles
Nearest Ferry
60 miles Horseshoe Bay
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chateau Whistler
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Creekside 5 miles
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 99
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Wildwood/Samarai Sushi
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Blackcomb
0.05 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lost Lake

Cross country trails for mountain biking and skiing are literally out our back door up the hill. It's a short walk to the Village and to both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Lost Lake is an easy walk or a 5 minute bike ride - great for swimming in summer/skating in winter. Nice cross-country trails around the lake. 11 minute walk to the Olympic Rings in the Village - Free concerts in the park in summer!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: Pam and Rod Thompson are long time ski instructors, coaches, guides. Rod works full time at the High School and Pam does property management and Pam and Rod both find time to volunteer with the Whistler Mountain Ski Club, the Whistler Skating Club where we, and our kids are members. Marielle (World Skicross Champion & Crystal Globe winner 2012), Broderick (World U21 GS Champion in France 2013) and now National Team Prospect athlete, and Tess figure skates, does ballet, and enjoys recreational skiing all help to run the chalet. If you need a child-minder they are all available should you want a night out on the town. We can recommend the best restaurants and fun activities in and around Whistler.

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
Pam grew up chasing her brothers and sisters around on the slopes of Whistler and Rod came out from Saskatchewan to teach skiing in the big mountains - both have travelled extensively but have never left their Whistler home permanently. We now live next door to our guest house 'Bear Trail Inn' so we are never far away if you need any help.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
We love the hot-tub after a day on the slopes or after hiking and absolutely love being able to walk out the back yard onto the Lost Lake Trails. Our Finnish guests love our big indoor cedar sauna which has been refreshed summer 2013. You can really get lost here in nature but the world-class village for all sorts of restaurant enjoyment are just a short walk away too. When the whole chalet is not rented Pam runs it as a B&B or B&D so please ask should you wish to have catered meals for a nominal fee - advance reservations always required. We have done weddings/cocktail parties/small corporate events so if we can be any help to you in planning your Whistler vacation or long-stay please just ask.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Enjoy this view from your wrap-around, sunny, south-west facing deck.

    Enjoy this view from your wrap-around, sunny, south-west facing deck.

  • Alpenglow Room in Summer - comfy log queen bed

    Alpenglow Room in Summer - comfy log queen bed

  • Large room with new double and single and new full bathroom - heated floors!

    Large room with new double and single and new full bathroom - heated floors!

  • double with single log bunk in large main floor bedroom/sliding door to outside.

    double with single log bunk in large main floor bedroom/sliding door to outside.

  • bright and sunny den room perfect for a single.Adjacent new double shower/sauna

    bright and sunny den room perfect for a single.Adjacent new double shower/sauna

  • extra long pine harvest table for 12 and cozy wood-burning fireplace -

    extra long pine harvest table for 12 and cozy wood-burning fireplace -

  • extra convenience kitchen/bar fridge near patio.

    extra convenience kitchen/bar fridge near patio.

  • Blackcomb Bunk room has 3 extra long adult singles - two on the floor/1 bunk

    Blackcomb Bunk room has 3 extra long adult singles - two on the floor/1 bunk

  • lots of parking for team vans/trailers in our big lot (fits 4 to 6 off-season)

    lots of parking for team vans/trailers in our big lot (fits 4 to 6 off-season)

  • Dave and Ben came for bike season and Sami was a fan!

    Dave and Ben came for bike season and Sami was a fan!

  • We sponsor Dreamers Baseball in A league - baseball action nightly in Whistler

    We sponsor Dreamers Baseball in A league - baseball action nightly in Whistler

  • Walk over to Spruce Grove in spring/summer to watch baseball/eat hot dogs!

    Walk over to Spruce Grove in spring/summer to watch baseball/eat hot dogs!

  • Covered hot-tub to keep the sun out of your eyes and the snow off your head.

    Covered hot-tub to keep the sun out of your eyes and the snow off your head.

  • Soaker tub and shower and new granite counters: bathrooms redone in 2010.

    Soaker tub and shower and new granite counters: bathrooms redone in 2010.

  • suite may be booked; queen bed in bdrm/double sofa bed in living room (max 4)

    suite may be booked; queen bed in bdrm/double sofa bed in living room (max 4)

  • new marble and natural slate double shower added in the Olympic year.

    new marble and natural slate double shower added in the Olympic year.

  • large sauna - perfect retreat to relax

    large sauna - perfect retreat to relax

  • large private yard - lots of chairs - SW facing all day sun until 10 in summer

    large private yard - lots of chairs - SW facing all day sun until 10 in summer

  • Quiet room facing the forest/3 beds - fresh air while you sleep/reading nook

    Quiet room facing the forest/3 beds - fresh air while you sleep/reading nook

  • Sami - Dave's longterm family member - a different barette in her hair each day

    Sami - Dave's longterm family member - a different barette in her hair each day

  • walk or ride over to Gran Fondo finish area - 2 to 7 minute walk

    walk or ride over to Gran Fondo finish area - 2 to 7 minute walk

  • Cookie and Sami enjoying the summer sun on the paving stones - ask about pets.

    Cookie and Sami enjoying the summer sun on the paving stones - ask about pets.

  • Mar at bball -home of Marielle Thompson/Olympic Gold Medallist Ski Cross 2014!

    Mar at bball -home of Marielle Thompson/Olympic Gold Medallist Ski Cross 2014!

  • harvest dining table good for 10 - 12 persons

    harvest dining table good for 10 - 12 persons

VRBO #292953

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate: 80%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/24/2015
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